January 2016 Video Game Sales Results

The NPD Group has released its retail report for the month of January. Software and hardware sales were down year-over-year in January, by 10% and 15% respectively. Only peripherals saw growth year-over-year by 15%. Overall, total industry sales were down 5% to $605.2 million. Once again, PlayStation 4 was the best-selling platform for the month.

The top selling games of January were as follows:

1. Call of Duty: Black Ops III
2. Grand Theft Auto V
3. NBA 2K16
4. Star Wars Battlefront
5. Fallout 4
6. Minecraft
7. Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege
8. Madden NFL 16
9. LEGO Marvel’s Avengers
10. FIFA 16

Note: The NPD Group does not track digital game sales, only physical game sales.

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